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A therapeutic regimen, normally based on drugs, that is resorted to when preferred therapies have failed.‘forty-eight percent of seriously ill patients survived one month after completing salvage therapy with trimetrexate and leucovorin’
- ‘Initial intravenous therapy was followed by tapering doses of oral prednisone in most reports, with pulse dosing used for salvage therapy in patients whose condition worsened on lower doses or during tapering.’
- ‘Individual resistance patterns influence the success of initial antiretroviral therapy and the selection of salvage therapy options for use in patients whose viral load does not suppress or later rebounds after a regimen is begun.’
- ‘Because curative salvage therapy is possible, the tumor markers are followed every one to two months for one year after treatment, then quarterly for one year, and less frequently thereafter.’
- ‘Where adefovir dipivoxil fits into the treatment of HBV infection - as first-line monotherapy, combination therapy, or salvage therapy for lamivudine-resistant infection - remains to be determined.’
- ‘Caspofungin, the first of the new class of echinocandins to be released, has been approved for salvage therapy of invasive aspergillosis.’
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